Andrea Parrella is the Group General Counsel of Leonardo since June 2014.
After graduating in law, Andrea became a licensed lawyer and began his career at the Italian Institute for Industrial Reconstruction (IRI). Over the years, he held various positions with increasing responsibilities at Finmeccanica and then Trenitalia where he was Director of the Legal and Company Affairs Unit.
From 2011 until 2014 he was appointed General Counsel of Ferrovie dello Stato (Italian State Railway) and he served also as member of the Board of Directors for Italian Railway Network RFI S.p.A, TX Logistic AG and Netinera Deutschland GmbH.
Andrea is currently a member of Board of Directors for Leonardo MW Ltd and Elettronica S.p.A., Chairman of Leonardo Global Solutions S.p.A. and Deputy Chairman of Telespazio S.p.A.
In 2016, he has also been appointed Alternate President for Istituto Grandi Infrastrutture.